A press release from French Quarter Festivals Inc has
recently announced that Satchmo SummerFest will return this from July 31 through
August 1. The event will be presented by Chevron and will take place at the New
Orleans Jazz Museum at 400 Esplanade Ave.
The FQFI stated, "The French Quarter Festivals, Inc.
(FQFI) team is thrilled to showcase a diverse lineup featuring a quintessential
sampling of New Orleans's contemporary musicians carrying on the musical legacy
of Louis Armstrong. The inspiring young musicians of the Roots of Music will
usher in the celebration with a special block party performance Saturday
morning, followed by two full days of music capped by festival mainstay Kermit
Ruffins. Satchmo SummerFest is one of the first festivals to return, and we
invite you to join us for two full days of music, food, celebration, and
A launch party will also occur on Friday, July 30 with
music from the Ella & Louis Tribute Band and artistic collaborations from
the New Orleans Jazz Museum. Tickets for the base event will be $7 in advance
and $10 at the door. The FQFI has also stated that capacity will be limited,
and it is recommended that attendees register ahead of time to guarantee a spot
at the event. In terms of lineups, more than 20 musicians and bands will be
featured at the festival with a plethora of different genres such as jazz, brass,
funk and more on the GE and Fidelity Bank Stages. The Satchmo Legacy Stage will
also be put in place for students and historians to talk about the legacy of
Louis Armstrong, as well as five other exhibits will be at the festival sharing
the legacy of Louis Armstrong. Lastly, attendees can expect to enjoy food from
Plum Street Snowballs, Ajun Cajun, and 14 Parishes.
For any additional information regarding the event, visit satchmosummerfest.org.